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TOC Video Recap 2K7 and Nov/Dec Prep: Strategies That Work (Part 3)

Looking for ideas prepping the new November/December topic? NSDUpdate brings you the third part of a video recap series that will allow you to generate prep ideas by seeing how debaters have previously debated similar topics. Specifically, this installment of this recap will feature more videos from the 2007 TOC …

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Moses Sloven and Jon Langel Close Out the Iowa Caucus

This weekend, the Iowa Caucus debate tournament was held at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After three days of competition, Valley High School’s Moses Sloven and Jon Langel closed out the tournament. Jon and Moses are coached by Dave McGinnis, Alex Kramer, and Sophie Ruff. This is the …

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TOC Video Recap 2K7 and Nov/Dec Prep: Strategies That Work (Part 2)

Looking for ideas prepping the new November/December topic? NSDUpdate brings you the second part of a video recap series that will allow you to generate prep ideas by seeing how debaters have previously debated similar topics. Specifically, this installment of this recap will feature more videos from the 2007 TOC …

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Grant Weisberg wins the Beltway

OCTAFINALS (1) New Orleans Jesuit JP def. (16) Bronx Science TB (Thomas Berruti) 3-0 (Jonathan Massey, Ari Parker, Michael Hassin) (2) New Orleans Jesuit JH def. (15) University SJ (Saahil Jain) 3-0 (Larry Liu, Christian Tarsney, Charles Chy) (3) Strake Jesuit JH def. (14) Scarsdale BU (Ben Ulene) 3-0 (Larry …

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Nikhil Nag K.O.s Meadows

Las Vegas, NV — Outrounds are underway:   Octos   CPS SS def Pflugerville TH (Willoughby, Moerner, Timmons) Harvard Westlake BG def Loyola MH (Kumar, Meyers, Lawrence) Greenhill FD over Greenhill RK Harvard Westlake MO def Torrey Pines EL (Willoughby, Anderson, Overing) Mountain View NN def La Costa Canyon BC …

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2011 Penn Round Robin Field Report

Shelli Gimelstein, director of the 2011 Penn Round Robin, is proud to announce this year’s field on behalf of Penn for Youth Debate: 2011 Penn Round Robin Field: Carpe Diem (NJ) – Joseph Millman Harrison (NY) – Danny DeBois Hunter College (NY) – Charlie Lasswell Hunter College (NY) – Zach Plyam …

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NSD Update Topic Analysis for Nov/Dec 2011: People in Need

by Alex Kramer Introduction In a 2006 article, the philosopher Peter Singer posited the following three examples in an attempt to illustrate the nuances intrinsic in the philosophical explorations of the obligation to provide for others. For each [of the following], fill in the blank space with “obligatory,” “permissible,” or …

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NSD Update: 2011-2012 Debate Season Bid List

Bid Counting 3 Bids Drew McCormick- Strake Jesuit (Grapevine, Greenhill, Bronx Science) John Heizelman- Strake Jesuit (Grapevine, Greenhill, Bronx Science) Clay Spence- Strake Jesuit (Grapevine, Greenhill, Bronx Science) Josh Tupler- University (Greenhill, Valley, Bronx Science) 2 Bids John Feinzig- Stoneman Douglas (Greenhill, Yale) Bob Overing- Loyola (Greenhill, Harker) Nikhil Nag- …

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Bronx Quarterfinals 2011: Noah Star v Daniel Tartakovsky (Video)

We will be releasing more rounds over the coming weeks, so make sure to check back frequently. Follow us on Twitter @LDDebateVideosfor updates. Today’s featured round is the following: Noah Star of Lexington (MA) affirms against Daniel Tartakovsky of PV Peninsula (CA) in quarterfinals of the 2011 New York City Invitational. …

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Sarah Sachs Takes St. Mark’s

  DALLAS, TX — Sarah Sachs of College Prep (CA) is the Champion of the 2011 St. Mark’s Invitational, having defeated Brian Hodge of Cypress Falls (TX) in the final round. Sarah is coached by Lexy Green, Becca Traber, and Sasha Arijanto; Brian is coached by Quinn Olivarez.

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Noah Star Wins the 2011 Big Bronx Tournament

BRONX, NY — Noah Star of Lexington (MA) is the Champion of the 2011 NYC Invitational, having defeated Tom Cameron of Loyola Blakefield (MD) in finals. The decision was a 5-0 (Zhang, Mandhania, Davis, Dunay, Struver). Noah is coached by Sara Sanchez, Chris Palmer, and Steven Adler. Tom is coached …

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